This type of wrestling is often referred to as folkstyle wrestling. Physical control to get behind the opponents back and arms, force them down to the mat, turn them over onto their back, and pin them. This rule book contains the rules of fila, which are approved by the usaw. If you have questions or would like more information. For all the latest information on usa wrestling national events please go to. Nfhs 20182019 wrestling rules book 2020 sportsengine, inc. Mnusaw follows the folkstyle rules as described in the nfhs wrestling rules book with the following mnusa rule modifications. How would you explain folkstyle wrestling rules to potential fans, parents, beginning wrestlers, or the media so they would easily understand. The referees chief concern is the health and safety of. The scots later formed a variant of this style, and the irish developed the collarandelbow style which later found its way into the united states. This wrestling style is essentially collegiate wrestling with some slight modifications. The rules for freestyle and grecoroman wrestling, as is done in the olympics and internationally, are a little different.
If one wrestler has more than 1 minute more of riding time than his opponent, he is awarded 1 point at the end of regulation time. This rule book contains the rules of uww, which are approved by the usaw board. This style, with some slight modifications, is also practiced at the high school and middle school levels, and also among younger participants, where it is known as scholastic wrestling. Beach wrestling and folkstyle wrestling are subject to specific regulations that are not addressed in this publication. My understanding that this year scissoring has been changed to an illegal hold. Link to usaw folkstyle rules addendu m with video challenge proceedures adapted to folkstyle. Folkstyle wrestlingrules wikibooks, open books for an. Usa wrestling usaw is the national governing body for the sport in the united states and is the authorized representative to the united states olympic committee usoc, and to the federation internationale des luttes associees fila. When my son was in junior high, he wrestled in the usa ok folkstyle state championships. Whether youre an experienced wrestler looking for a resource for secrets about the finer aspects of technique or youre a beginning wrestler searching for a onestop source that gives you everything you need to understand the sport, youve come to the right place. Official coordinator corner missouri usa wrestling.
Dec 22, 2017 it definitely is illegal in folk style scholastic wrestling. The nfhs national federation of high school rulebook with govern folkstyle. Download rule book foreword wrestling, like all other sports, obeys rules that constitute the rule of the game and define its practice, the aim of which is to pin the opponent or to win by scoring more points. These rules apply to the type of wrestling done in the united states in college, high school, junior high, middle school, and most youth wrestling. National sport committee goverance and administration a. Jden cox named 2019 john smith award winner, as usa wrestling s freestyle wrestler of the year cox won his second world title, did not surrender a point at worlds and went unbeaten in 2019. A wrestling referee or official has full control of each match and his or her decisions are final. Tiare ikei, nanea estrella, lana perez and kelani corbett led team hawaii to a 4th place finish in the team standings among 43 states. May 26, 2018 ninh explains the rules of freestyle wresting this is different from greco roman of ncaa wrestling. Im a believer that the more time you spend on your feet the better at take downs you will get.
This rule book can be printed for easy reference however, hyperlinks within the electronic version of the rulebook to videos that assist in explanation of the rules and rule changes. Many state associations and clubs are having online practices. Folkstyle wrestling rules explained by phil henning and the predicament wrestling score book. Follow along as we talk to some of our outstanding members. Scholastic wrestling, sometimes known in the united states as folkstyle wrestling, is a style of amateur wrestling practiced at the high school and middle school levels in the united states.
Freestyle wrestling can help you become a take down technician. Folkstyle wrestling rules predicament wrestling scorebook. Create your account and begin using the usa wrestling membership system. There have been a number of different variations of the rules that were sent out, but our position is that we would like to have a unified scoring. A pin or fall is when you put your opponent on hisher back with any part of both shoulders or both shoulder blades of your opponent in contact with the mat for three seconds. Agegroup wrestlers to use new fila rules this year. Its illegal because it can cause injury, but also because the move is so powerful that it removes incentive for anyone to do other things, which makes the sport boring to watch. New jersey schools make history in first allgirls wrestling match. The lancashire style of folk wrestling may have formed the basis for catch wrestling, also known as catch as catch can. Jden cox named 2019 john smith award winner, as usa wrestlings freestyle wrestler of the year. With most youth and high school wrestling seasons now complete, its the time of year where many wrestlers will transition from competing in folkstyle to freestyle.
Practice plans usa wrestling s core curriculum level 1 folkstyle. Usa wrestling is excited to announce the brand new national events website for the 2020 season. In the context of sports entertainment, the term professional wrestling is used both to mean all staged forms of wrestling, and also more specifically for those of the particular style developed by wwe. According to the 201718 nfhs high school athletics participation survey, wrestling is the seventhmost popular sport for boys with 245,564 participants in 10,775 schools. If you improve your take down skills, you will most certainly improve at folk style wrestling. Are full nelsons legal in folkstyle and freestyle wrestling. Folkstyle is the style that captures more media attention in our country, moore acknowledges, but moving forward, the champions of folkstyle will be well versed in freestyle wrestling. I believe this rule makes the sport of wrestling more exciting. A twofour count awards you 2 points, then a 5 count awards you 3 points. Draw or tie there are no more ties in wrestling as the match will be decided by sudden victory overtime from the feet andor by tie breakers from referees position. Folkstyle wrestlingrules wikibooks, open books for an open. We recommend you put a link to it on your electronic device for quick updated info. Regular decision 3 team points awarded to the team whose wrestler wins by a margin of 17 match points more than the opponent has scored. Collegiate wrestling is practiced at the college and university level in the united states.
National boys wrestling national coach of the year 2. The link to this book is updated every year and also also other important information. Login create an account sportsengine colorado usa wrestling home contact cusaw usaw rule video, slides usa wrestling rule. It is practiced in 49 of the 50 states in the united states.
Roman, beach wrestling, grappling and folkstyle wrestling for. Mar, 2020 freestyle wrestling, one of the three styles of wrestling used in international amateur competition under supervision of the international amateur wrestling federation. It was derived from the english lancashire, or catchascatchcan, style, in which nearly all holds were permitted. Over the years stalling on your feet has been common place. It has been my observation over the years most of the time if one kid has the other hoisted pretty high in the air, and there was a pretty loud thud when they hit the mat, and the kid being hoisted appeared to look hurt as a result, the call seems to be consistent with the old rule if it looks like a duck, sounds like a duck, and acts like a duck, its probably a duck. Apr 14, 2015 freestyle wrestling is very fluid and you dont spend much time on bottom.
Unified bowling, girls wrestling and boys volleyball become. This rule book contains the usa wrestling rules pertaining to. A sanction for a usa wrestling event, approved by the state chairperson or designated state director and received and approved by the national office within the appropriate time frame prior to the event provides organization affiliation and other limited benefits. The object of the sport of wrestling is to put your opponent on his back to pin your opponent. Link to grecofreestyle rule book with video challenge procedures. If you want to try wrestling, see the link in our bio to become a member. Dec 02, 2018 this is the first video in the high school wrestling rule series. I am a level 3 khsaa kentucky high school athletic association wrestling referee.578 1067 542 255 950 938 1544 515 1507 1277 583 1027 191 957 277 1044 604 442 349 93 383 1521 1346 1195 786 663 883 312 652 1545 952 1116 988 1021 346 757 1314 235 1253 586 1293 332 669